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Carnival Triumph heads to Freeport for repairs

The Carnival Triumph will leave port in Mobile, Alabama, to receive repairs in Freeport in The Bahamas, according to an Associated Press report. 

Thursday, May 9, 2013
Thursday, May 9, 2013

The troubled Carnival Triumph is going on a trip, but it’s just to undergo more repairs. The cruise ship will leave the port in Mobile, Alabama and will receive more repairs while in the Bahamas.

According to Sheila Gurganus, the manager of the cruise ship terminal in Mobile, Triumph will operate with its own power when it departs for its trip to Freeport in the Bahamas, the Associated Press reports.

The ship is set to leave the port on Wednesday, but the cruise line did not provide any further details.

The large cruise ship was been undergoing repairs at the port since in arrived on Valentine’s Day. The ship was left adrift in the Gulf after an engine room fire broke out and left the ship powerless.

This is an excerpt from TravelersToday.com as it appeared on May 9, 2013. For updates or to read the current version of this post in its entirety, please click here.

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